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Health-Related Google Searches Doubled in the Week Before Patients’ Emergency Department Visits

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 8:58 AM

Penn researchers found that patients are often willing to share their Google search histories with medical researchers and allow them to be analyzed alongside their medical records.

Temperatures Rising: Patients Taking Diuretics May See More Benefit by Upping Potassium Intake During Warmer Weather

Monday, February 18, 2019 3:39 PM

Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found that taking prescription potassium supplements can reduce these patients’ risk by nearly 10 percent as daily outdoor temperatures increase.

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